Annual Charitable Campaign kicks off

cover artThis year’s Charitable Choice Campaign is up and running and we need your support. Together, we can accomplish more than any of us can do alone.
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Nominate Alumni in preparation for Columbus State's 50th Anniversary

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Columbus State will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013—the college held its very first classes on September 30, 1963—and we are busy collecting stories of our outstanding alumni and former students for a commemorative history book. 
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October 18, 2012

President's In-Service presentation online now

Annual Charitable Campaign kicks off

Di Pietro, Tomasacci, students to perform

Student competes for Miss Black USA title

Domestic Violence Awareness Week

Disability Awareness Month guest lecturer

Holiday week measure approved

October 15, 2012

Filming for TV commercials

"Customized" career fairs

Lego volunteers needed

OfficeMax new source for office supplies

New Employee Resource Group for "under 40"

SAC launches fund drive

October 11, 2012

HLC gives preliminary findings

What the best teachers do

Gelber to speak Oct. 22

CQI in Action: Smart policing

Flu shots at In-Service

Mental Health students help with screening

Eco Summit 2012

October 8, 2012

Hispanic Heritage Month poetry reading

New Professionals Employee Resource group

World Cafe for LGBT History Month

Bookstore Pet Supply Drive

October 4, 2012

Thomas named SEOM

Owen moves to new office

Internal communication survey

Audio Visual History Month

Disability Awareness Month: sign language courses

Play Jeopardy with Disability Services

Read and Write Gold goes live

October 1, 2012

Hay presents at Inner City Economic Summit

College Book Bucks go to two CS students

Mental Health Awareness Week

Vayntraub wins photo contest

Disability Awareness Month

Tancred earns doctorate

October Matrix Monitor

Art exhibition by Kevin Willis









This week at Columbus State
Monday October 22

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Oct. 22-26

Spinning, 12-1 p.m., DE 158
Aerobics, 4:15 p.m., DE 158

Tuesday October 23
Wednesday October 24
Thursday October 25



Friday October 26

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View thursday's menus for lunch and dinner.

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October 23, 2012

President’s In-Service presentation online now

slide artDr. Harrison’s presentation from last Wednesday’s In-Service is now online for review.  Included in the presentation was a call for participants in the Strategic Plan’s Community Engagement and Workforce Development focus groups (Slide 57).  If you would like to sign up to participate in either of these groups, please go to the Strategic Plan webpage: planning and enter your information. 

CPR classes offered to employees in December
heart graphicHeartSaver CPR (for non-healthcare providers) will be offered to Columbus State employees on December 18. In this hands-on class, participants will learn Adult CPR and be ready to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies.   Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) operation will also be covered. 

CPR Recertification for Healthcare Providers, will beoffered on December 20, and is based on the guidelines and standards set forth by the American Heart Association in their document Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. The course covers adult and pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation (AED), use of a bag valve mask, and treating foreign body airway obstruction. 2010 Guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care are presented. The course fulfills the required CPR certification for healthcare providers.  

Space is limited.  Register today here: For additional information, contact Lori Thomas at ext. 3860. 


Kerr presents at national nursing summit

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Barbara Kerr
, associate professor in the Nursing Department, recently presented a poster session at the National League of Nursing Education Summit in Anaheim, California. The presentation was titled "An Interactive Strategy Designed to Teach Preoperative Care, Anesthesia and Postoperative Care."  Kerr offered the session based on the interactive teaching strategies developed for her class in the Nursing Certificate Program. 

Annual Combined Charitable Giving Campaign online now

Columbus State’s annual participation in the Combined Charitable Giving Campaign – which consists of the United Way, the United Way of Delaware County, Earth Share of Ohio, Community Share of Mid Ohio, Community Health Share of Ohio, and America’s Charities—has begun!  You can select to donate to any of the organizations included in the Guidebook, and donate by payroll deduction or by check.  Simply go onto the Intranet, where you will see the first two links are the Pledge Form and the Charitable Giving Guidebook (Intranet is not available off campus). Print your pledge form and send the completed form to Barb Smith-Allen, in Franklin Hall Room 132.

shopperThe Transfer Fair is Thursday!

Encourage your students to attend the 2012 Transfer Fair this Thursday, October 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Nestor Hall Student Lounges.  More than 50 four-year colleges and universities will send their representatives to discuss transfer options for our students to complete their bachelor’s degrees.  Transfer is a significant measure of student success, so let’s get plenty of students to the Transfer Fair on Thursday to “shop their options!”


Backstage at the Lincoln offers Carpe Diem Thursday

band photoColumbus State partners with our neighbors at the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. The Lincoln will offer the second in a series of concerts called Back Stage at the Lincoln, on Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. when the band Carpe Diem, featuring Speak Williams, will perform.  Tickets are only $10 and seating is limited in the intimate, historic Lincoln Theatre. Contact Ticketmaster, (800) 745-3000 or  to buy your seats.  The third concert in the series will be the Vernon Hairston Trio with Mary McClendon on December 12, so mark your calendars now.